Illinois New Faculty Orientation (INFO) Agenda

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 – I Hotel and Conference Center

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Buffet
Chancellor Ballroom
8:30 – 8:50 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Welcome

Elyne Cole, Associate Provost for Human Resources

Robert Jones, Chancellor

John Wilkin, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Chancellor Ballroom
8:50 – 9:35 a.m.
Overview of the University

Bill Bernhard, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Amy Santos, Professor and Interim Head, Special Education

Jamelle Sharpe, Professor, Law, and Provost Fellow

Chancellor Ballroom
9:35 – 9:45 a.m.
Break
Chancellor Ballroom
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Getting Started in the Classroom

Michel Bellini, Director, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Kim Collins, Associate Director of Academic Support Services, Disability Resources & Educational Services

Ross Wantland, Director of Diversity and Social Justice Education, Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations

Chancellor Ballroom
10:45 – 10:55 a.m.
Break
Chancellor Ballroom
10:55 – 11:35 a.m.
Lessons Learned—Breakout Groups Led by Illinois Faculty
Chancellor Ballroom
11:35 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Marching Illini
Chancellor Ballroom
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch with Provost and Deans
Illinois Ballroom (A)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Resource Fair
Illinois Ballroom (B&C)
 

1:30 – 2:20 p.m.

Teaching Tips and Strategies
(identical to 2:30 p.m. session)

Michel Bellini, Director, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Chancellor Ballroom
                                                                         OR
Research Support in Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research

Lincoln Room
 

2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

Teaching Tips and Strategies
(identical to 1:30 p.m. session)

Michel Bellini, Director, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Chancellor Ballroom
                                                                         OR
Research Support in the STEM Fields

Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research

Lincoln Room
 

 

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Specialized Faculty

Sharon Reynolds, Associate Director, Academic Human Resources

Mark Peecher, Professor, Accountancy, and Associate Dean of Faculty, Business

Jenny Amos, Teaching Associate Professor, Bioengineering

Kostas Kourtikakis, Teaching Associate Professor, Political Science

Lincoln Room
                                                                         OR
Promotion & Tenure

Rohit Bhargava, Professor, Bioengineering

Martin Camargo, Professor, English, and Associate Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Alma Mater Room
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Break and Board Buses
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
Bus Tour 1:  Rare Book Room and Other Secrets of the Library
                                                                         OR
Bus Tour 2:  Behind the Curtains at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Chancellor’s Reception: Welcoming Faculty and Academic Professionals
Illinois Ballroom

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